Manager Human Resource Employment Opportunity – Law Development Centre (LDC)

Job Title:     Manager Human Resource
Law Development Centre (LDC)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Head
-Human Resource and Administration
About US:
The Law Development
Centre (LDC) has a mandate to provide legal education to lawyers and
non-lawyers, undertake research in topical legal issues, contribute to legal
reform, produce legal publications, teaching materials, law reports and also
provide community legal services.
Job Summary:
The Manager Human Resource will lead and manage the Human Resource function and
provide support, advisory roles, guidance and mentorship on all human resource
matters to heads of Department and other staff.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
spearhead Human Resource Planning and implementation of Strategic Human
Resource programmes.
  • To develop, review, and implement human resource policies,
    procedures and Human Resource Information System (HRIS)
  • To interpret, and implement the Standing Orders, Human Resource
    policies and procedures.
  • To manage LDC payroll in liaison with Finance and Planning
  • To develop and implement best practices in the recruitment,
    selection and staff retention strategies.
  • To coordinate all recruitment activities for staff in scale LS 6 –
    LS8; part-time staff; and temporary staff.
  • To coordinate all human resource activities for project staff.
  • To develop and implement the Annual HR plan and budget.
  • To develop and implement LDC’s performance management system.
  • To
  • To coordinate LDC’s staff Training and Development Programmes
    including preparing training and development plans and budgets.
  • To manage and coordinate the creation, update, storage and use of
    Human Resource records.
  • To provide counseling and employee relations interventions to staff.
  • To coordinate and provide the Secretariat to the Human Resource
  • To oversee staff welfare programmes.
  • To compile and submit annual performance report and any other
    reports incidental to the performance of the HR Section.
  • To perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Head Human
    Resource and Administration.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the Manager Human Resource job must hold a
    Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management, Social Sciences, Social
    Works and Social Administration and Business Administration with a bias in
    Human Resource Management.
  • A Post graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management.
  • Master’s degree in Human Resource Management or Business
    Administration (Human Resource Management option) shall be an added
  • Six or more years of work experience in Human Resource Management, 3
    of which should have been at managerial level in government or a reputable
    private organization.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Good computer skills and demonstrate high proficiency in the use of
    MS Word, MS Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Strong analytical Skills.
  • Person of high integrity.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • The candidate must also demonstrate strong leadership skills, being
    able to inspire and motivate a cross-functional team leading it in a
    unified direction and with a unified vision.
How to Apply:
All candidates
should send their applications addressed to The Secretary, Law Development
Center, P.O. Box 7117 Kampala either via post or hand delivery to the Law
Development Centre Reception. The applicants should attach up-to-date Curriculum
Vitae, Certified copies of academic and other relevant documents and indicate
names and contacts of two referees.
Deadline: 25th May 2018 by 5.00pm.
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